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Because I owe it to myself, my family, my colleagues, and my clients to implement safe showing practices,

I pledge not to show any home to a stranger without first meeting them at the office or a public place and asking them to submit identification.

Pledges

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Kelsey Jones

Century21 Signature Real Estate

Roger Severson

Iowa Realty

Amanda Van Zante

Century21 Signature Real Estate

Cara Kelly

Re/Max Precision

Teresa M Hirt

NP DODGE REAL ESTATE

shari good

keller williams

Markie Pinnell

Iowa Realty

Taylor Schwartz

DRH Realty

John Goede

Century 21 Prolink

LORRAINE CORRILL

HEARTLAND PROPERTIES

Bruce Powell

Better Homes and Gardens

April Porter

RE/MAX Revolution

Shannon Debner

Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors

John Akers

Iowa Realty

Angela Erickson

Realty ONE Group Impact

Brandie White

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices One Realty Centre

Jessica Alvarez

Epic Realty

Jill Longest

EXIT Realty Midwest

Roxanne Linde

Ouren Real Estate

Tricia Maher

Remax Concepts

Julie Rose

Re/Max Concepts

Scott Neasham

ReMax Concepts

Barb Feld

Iowa Realty

Mary Chmelicek

Skogman Realty

Jill Monnahan

Skogman Realty

Tracey Radcliffe

EXIT Realty Midwest

Terry Cooper

BHHS Ambassador Real Estate

Jami Rodriguez

Iowa Realty

Bob Darr

EXIT REALTY CAPITAL CITY

Shelly storla

Keller williams Legacy Group

Nancy Petersrn

Nancy Petersen Real Estate

Kelly Glawe

Iowa Realty-South

Ben Sexton

Sexton Real Estate

Bob Bates

Northwest Iowa Realty

Debbie Foote

NP Dodge CB

Dawn M Elwell

Re/Max Precision

Tony E Nelson

Keller Williams Greater Des Moines

Nick Heims

PRES Real Estate Services

Kimba Chelesvig

Platinum Realty

Jo Dorenkamp

Coldwell Banker

Toren Luloff

Platinum Realty,LLY

Cindy Johnson

Re/Max Precision

Jamie Blake

EXIT Realty

Michelle McKinney

Re/Max Precision

Regen Johnson

Ruhl&Ruhl REALTORS

Susan meyer

Re/Max concepts

Ashley Carter

Space Simply

Jason Russell

Realty One Group Impact

Amanda Bills

Jefferson Iowa Realty

Geri doyle

RE/MAX Precision

Jo Jenkins

RE/MAX Concepts

John Beck

Iowa Realty

Christina Freylack

Weichert The 515 Agency

Barry Frink

Iowa Realty

Jen Clover

Century 21, Signature Real Estate

Jen Clover

Century 21, Signature Real Estate

Jana Cox

Iowa Realty

Michele Partridge

Hunziker & Associates

Janene Anderson

Coldwell Banker Mid America

Rachael Baethke

Century 21 SRE

Brenda Zobel-Moody

Coldwell Banker Mid-American

Bob Seeley

Iowa Realty

Lisa Murphy

Keller Williams Siouxland

Carol Elliott

Flynn Real Estate

Maureen M Behne

Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors

Margie Robinson

CENTURY 21 The Professional Group

Tom Stender-Custer

CENTURY 21 Signature Real Estate

Barbara J Jacobsen

NP Dodge Real Estate

Tonya Dlouhy

Exit Realty - Eastern Iowa Realty

Angela McDonough

McDonough Real Estate

Debbie Moon-Davis

Platinum Realty

Veronica Pianca

Ruhl&Ruhl REALTORS

Vahida Dallenbach.com

Ohl Iowa Realty

Joni Eubank

Skogman Realty

Tony Erwin

Legacy Real Estate

Edie Opperman

Iowa Realty

Alaina Riley

Keller Williams Greater Des Moines

Chris Tursi

RE/MAX Concepts

Jerilyn Iles

Coldwell Banker Mid-America

Steve Roberts

RE/MAX Precision

Mary Eikenberry

Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group

Sharon Johnson

RE/MAX real estate center

kristal Armstrong

platinum realty

Susie Banks

ReMax River Cities

Bambi Helm

Keller Williams Greater Des Moines

Tammy Miller

Colburn & Elk Iowa Realty

Emily Moret

Northwest Realty

Nicole Kramer

Keller Williams Legacy Group

Mersiha Mustedanagic

Coldwell Banker Elevated Real

Margaret Tiernan

Stuart Realty LLC

Catie Sonneville

Iowa Realty-South Office

MARLENE D GRIFFIN

eXp Realty

Susan Vander Waal

Iowa Realty

Juliana Kincheloe

Iowa Realty South

Megan McLaughlin

RE/MAX Precision

Kari Stone

RE/MAX Precision

Andraya Stender

RE/MAX Precision

Shanelle Albright

eXp Realty

Isaiah Thomas

Century 21 Signature Real Estate

Rene Dutkowski

Keller Williams Greater Des Moines

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Identified Prospects

REALTORS® understand an "identified" prospect to be someone who you know personally, was referred to you by someone you know and trust, has been pre-qualified by a lender, or has provided you a copy of a government issued photo identification

Recommended Practices

Showings

  • Unless the request comes from a personal acquaintance, or someone referred to you directly from somebody you trust, we should never meet a stranger at a home for a showing unless we have first met them at our office (during office hours) or at a public place (if no one is at the office).
  • We should request Identification from all prospective buyers, and provide copies of identification to our offices in accordance with our respective office policies.
  • We should use the buddy system whenever we are unsure about a showing, and should make ourselves available to our colleagues if they should ever feel the need to take someone with them or feel unsafe.
  • We should always follow our intuition, and never step into situations that we feel uneasy about.
  • During showings, park your car in front of the property rather than in the driveway or in the garage, so that you avoid having your car blocked in.
  • Let the prospect walk in front of you. Don't lead them, but rather direct them from a position slightly behind them. You can gesture for them to go ahead of you and say, for example, "The master suite is in the back of the house."
  • Don't get cornered. Stand near an exit whenever possible. Make sure all deadbolt locks are unlocked for easy access to the outside.

Open Houses

  • Consider having someone join you for the open house, whether a fellow agent, a friend, or family member.
  • Implement an Identification system for Opens that allows you to take a snapshot of visitors ID’s before allowing them access to the home.
  • Always let someone who is not at the open house know what hours you are conducting your open house and have them check in on you from time to time.
  • When the open house has ended, call your friend and let them know all is well.

General

  • We should all consider the nature of our personal marketing and be aware that our advertising may place us at increased risk of being profiled by potential perpetrators.
  • We should respect and abide by the request from sellers who have selected the “Safe Showing” option for their property and only show these listings to properly “identified” buyers.